SALT LAKE CITY — News release from the Utah Department of Health:
The Utah Deparment of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows 446 new confirmed cases of the disease and five additional deaths.
Utah now has 38,855 confirmed positive cases of the disease. 51`4,509 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19, according to Tuesday's report. The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 541 per day.
A total of 2,295 people in Utah have required hospitalization for the disease and 211 remain hospitalized.
286 people in Utah have now died of COVID-19. The five new deaths reported Tuesday are:
- Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, older than 85, San Juan County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
25,905 of Utah's COVID-19 cases are considered recovered. UDOH counts a person as recovered if he or she survived three weeks after a positive COVID-19 diagnosis date.